Tag «Desert»

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#DAY25 #MONGOLRALLY2017 198 miles #Ashgabat to #Darvaza Distopic dreams never really end. To satisfy our need of dollars (dollars are so evil that you want them anyway, whether you have them or not) we reach the VNESHEKONOMBANK, as suggested by an offical at the border. The bank is in a monumental building, which would make …

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#DAY22 #MONGOLRALLY2017 520 miles (a lot of kilometers for the metric-civilised world) #Garmeh to #Sabzevar We agreed yesterday that we would have driven to Farhazad to see the sand dunes with the other guys. Early wake up (also because some Coyotes woke us up very early anyway), and let’s head to the dunes. They say …

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#DAY21 #MONGOLRALLY2017 190 miles (305.77 kms for the metric-civilised world) #Yadz to #Garmeh In the morning we realise that a solution to get some dollars would be going in the desert. The relationship between the two things is still not clear even to us. We heard about a place, called Garmeh, where you can camp …

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#DAY20 #MONGOLRALLY2017 288 miles (463.49 kms for the metric-civilised world) #Shiraz to #Yazd When you plan an easy day in the Mongol Rally, some unexpected problems will show up eventually. We have a short drive in front of us (short for the MR standards), just 5 hours, to go from Shiraz to Yazd. We’re running …